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Best Practices with Zoom and Online Learning

UCSF Staff

Best Practices with Zoom and Online Learning is designed to support facilitators, presenters, subject matter experts (SME's) and their producers. This course will demonstrate and model best practices, and provide resources for online learning and facilitation using blended teaching and learning techniques.

Attendees will be given access to an extensive online Training Portal which was created to accompany our live Zoom session, and provides additional information and resources that will be referenced during our live class.

Key topics:

  • Preparing Students and Setting Expectations
  • Working with a Producer and Getting Technical Support
  • Equipment for Your Virtual Classes
  • Interactive Zoom Features & Security Settings
  • Introducing Your Zoom Class Environment
  • How Adults Learn
  • Links and Resources
  • Access to extensive online Training Portal

Time: 1pm - 2:30pm

Location: Participants will receive an email to help prepare for the webinar, with a Zoom meeting invite at least 2 business days before the session.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Striving for Your Best Series

July 19, 2022 to August 16, 2022
UCSF Staff

Striving for Your Best is a 5-course series that explores how to improve your professional skills and knowledge as an individual contributor (note: managers/supervisors would better benefit from Leadership Development Series). 

The series includes the Clifton Strengths Insight Guide Report, as well as an introductory coaching session. The 5-week course is a blended format, using an asynchronous resource (digital content that you review on your own at approximately 20 minutes in length) and a facilitated 3-hour virtual session (practical activities to apply the content to your specific situation) each week on the following topics:

  1. What Makes Me Successful: an overview of the UCSF competency model, the value of CliftonStrengths, and how these strengths support the UCSF True North Pillars. Prerequisite: CliftonStrengths Insight Guide Report (assessment included in the series).
  2. Working as One Team: explores how assumptions affect our interpretations and how empathic communication can help build relationships in routine work situations as well as during times of conflict.
  3. Keeping Commitments in Times of Change: reviews why change happens and what you can do to manage the impact to your commitments.
  4. Learning Deeper and Broader: demonstrates the value of feedback and helps you implement a plan to build and maintain your continued learning journey.
  5. Taking Care of Self: explores the elements of wellbeing and how to build healthy practices that support your resilience.

The behaviors that support the UC core competencies addressed in the series include:

• Achieving results: Seeking new ideas, feedback, and input to improve work
• Building relationships: Listening and communicating in partnership with others
• Creating the future: Trying new approaches to reach the goal

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration before the registration deadline date. Not doing so will result in a $75 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment all sessions are virtual. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Next offering dates:  July 19, July 26, August 2, August 9 and August 16 at 9:10am - 12pm.

Registration: Click here to register. 

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Microsoft Word Workshop

UCSF Staff

Whether you're new to Word or need to get up to speed quickly with the new Word ribbon interface, our ((Virtual)) Word training will give you tips and pointers you can apply immediately to the work you do every day. 

Using our real-world exercises, you'll practice creating different types of documents using Word's treasure chest of features:

Key Topics:

•Tips and Tricks
•Efficiently create, edit, format documents
•User shortcuts to save time doing common tasks
•Paragraph Pagination
•Page Formatting
•Styles
•Building Blocks

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 8:30am - 12pm.

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration before the registration deadline date. Not doing so will result in a $75 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

New Leader Onboarding - Successful Transitions

UCSF Directors, Managers and Supervisors.

This ((Virtual)) refreshed version of New Leader Onboarding is a blended module that orients the new supervisor or manager to leadership at UCSF. Topics include understanding the culture of UCSF and the implications for leading people, navigating the larger support systems and structure, and identifying criteria for becoming a successful leader.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting the offerings to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite no later than 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9am - 12pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Microsoft Excel Tips and Tricks Workshop

UCSF Staff

Are you wondering if, or wishing that, there were ways to make your work in Microsoft Excel more efficient and more rewarding as you take on the countless tasks that Excel can help you with? Or have you taken the beginner and/or intermediate Excel classes and ready to take your Excel skills to yet another level? This ((Virtual)) hands-on practical Excel workshop helps you uncover the myriad of tips and tricks that Excel offers leaving you inspired and equipped with what you need to be productive and make your spreadsheets compelling. You’re likely to walk away with many practical tips and tricks that you can apply right away. Please note that it is necessary that you have a working knowledge of Excel or that you have taken the Excel Beginner class before taking this class.

Key topics:

• Keyboards shortcuts to make life easier
• Tricks to working with large spreadsheets including comparing and contrasting data
• Conditional formatting and data validation
• Copying and moving data quickly within and in between sheets
• Working with hidden columns
• Using the Paste Special features to save time
• Converting text to columns 
•  Troubleshooting formulas

Cost: Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Not doing so will result in a $75 cancellation fee. This applies to both late cancellation.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 1pm - 4:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

 

The Remarkable Remote Team for Managers

Managers, Supervisors, Directors

Online live workshop for teams to thrive in the midst of the pandemic and beyond. Pandemic or not, working remotely as a team has significant challenges ranging from lack of clear communication to difficulty managing competing team priorities and projects, sharing information, conducting remote meetings, and using the multitude of technologies on hand, as well as building psychological safety, keeping the team spirit high.

Today, during this unprecedented pandemic time, these challenges have been amplified, and more challenges surface as teams are required to work remotely while expected to create compelling results. This highly interactive online live workshop is designed to help teams overcome traditional and new challenges, leveraging the latest research in mindfulness and emotional intelligence along with the latest technologies, tools, and collaboration practices to maximize team performance.

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $75 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Management Practice Series (MPS)

September 7, 2022 to November 16, 2022
Directors, Managers, Supervisors
The ((Virtual)) Management Practice Series (MPS) is required for all new UCSF Health and Campus directors, managers, and supervisors and recommended as a periodic refresher for existing managers. It is vital to understanding key management policies and best practices. Each course is presented by the Campus and Health experts responsible for administering the respective policy/practice.
 
Registration: Click here to browse all of the offerings in the series, and/or click the title below to register for the individual class.
 

For Health Managers

For Campus Managers

Addressing Bullying and Abusive Conduct in the Workplace Addressing Bullying and Abusive Conduct in the Workplace
Attendance Monitoring Attendance Monitoring
Benchmarking Compensation & Overview
Compensation & Classification Corrective Action
Corrective Action Developing a Job Description
Developing a Job Description: Tips & Tools Interviewing and Selection
Interviewing and Selection Introduction to Engagement
Introduction to Engagement Leave of Absence and Workers' Comp
Leading Everyday PRIDE Reasonable Accommodation and The Interactive Process
Leave of Absence Performance Management
Legal Issues and Risk Supervising within Equal Employment Opportunity Policy & Law
Privacy in the Workplace; It's More than HIPAA  
Reasonable Accommodation and The Interactive Process  
Performance Management  
Supervising within Equal Employment Opportunity Policy & Law  
Understanding Patient Experience  
Workers Compensation, Return-to-Work and Ergonomics  

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $35 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Write Right Business Writing Workshop

UCSF Staff

This ((Virtual)) Write Right workshop covers the foundations of business writing to make sure participants know what the current grammar rules are, and how to spot and correct errors. It’s a great refresher of grammar and punctuation designed to build confidence that you are sending out clear, correct documents.

Agenda:

• Construct clear, complete sentences
•  Eliminate common grammar errors
• Use punctuation marks correctly
• Capitalize correctly and consistently

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Registration: Each participant is responsible for canceling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Failure to do so will cost you a $75 fee. This applies to both late cancellation and no show.

Time: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

The Remarkable Remote Worker for Non-Managers

Non-Managers

This online live training is designed to help you successfully navigate through today’s challenging times where many are asked to work remotely, or collaborate with others who are working remotely, and turn these challenges into opportunities to develop your skills on several fronts. This includes being productive working remotely, staying invigorated and motivated, managing your attention so you can stay focused, communicating with other remote team members skillfully, and adopting a proven methodology for managing your work.

This session touches on both the people/emotional side as well as the practical/operational side of your work. You will be equipped not only with unique skills based on our extensive research effort in the areas of mindfulness, emotional intelligence, and the growth mindset, but also on our years of experience in helping business professionals manage the overload and competing priorities. And, to create a lasting impact, as a bonus to your participation, each attendee will also be given access to the 21 Practices eCourse and the Hello Mindful App (Web, iOS, and Android).

Cost: There is no fee to attend. Each participant is responsible for cancelling their own registration in the UC Learning Center before the cancellation date reflected in the course details. Not doing so will result in a $75 fee. This applies to both late cancellations and no shows.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Time: 10am - 12pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for flyer.

Microsoft Excel Intermediate Workshop

UCSF Staff
This ((Virtual)) workshop is for business users who are already familiar with Microsoft Excel and want to take their skills to the next level. In this workshop, users learn powerful techniques that can help them save significant time, analyze data and extract important business insights, present information in a compelling way, and collaborate with others more effectively. This workshop assumes that you have taken the beginner Excel or used Excel for six months and are familiar with the fundamentals and have some experience creating workbooks, worksheets, cells, ranges, and using a variety of functions and formulas.
 
Key topics covered:
 
  • Data manipulation: Managing budgets and projections, as well as handling large lists of data. Basic and advanced formulas, 3-D ranges, sorting and filtering techniques, database functions, and several other features are covered.
  • Data entry and validation: Using Excel's ability to gather and validate data when applicable. This includes validation rules and conditional formatting.
  • Collaboration: Enabling multiple users to review and edit workbooks by sharing them on the network or via e-mail. Protecting sheets or cells within a sheet to ensure data integrity and confidentiality. Tracking changes, reviewing changes, and accepting changes.
  • Efficiency: Using templates and styles to reuse worksheets, and to set standards and ensure consistency. This also includes dozens of shortcuts and tips that can be applied on a daily basis.

Location: Given the current environment we are converting to virtual sessions. Participants will receive an email with a zoom meeting invite 2 business days before the session.

Cost: Each participant is responsible for canceling their own registration before the cancellation deadline. Not doing so will result in a $75 cancellation fee. This applies to both late cancellation and no show.

Time: 8:30am -12pm

Registration: Click here to register.

Flyer: Click here for a flyer.

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